Brooke makes lists dividing all eligible men and Anna between her (all the good ones, even Lucas must accept being 'not exclusive') and Peyton (leftovers and Nathan). Lucas sees Nathan who's just back from High Flyers, and asked if they're friends again tells him to play ball for it, Nate aces every shot and walks off; he tells Haley, who declares to be back for good, he can't handle her now, maybe never again. Brooke has a ball in Nathan's old apartment, which she gloriously redecorates in one night, with Haley as roommate, and organizes a grand end of season beach party, as she has the lifeguards in her pocket to Tim's taste, complete with skinny dip. Dan and Karen exchange insults and insinuations. Peyton's dad Larry fails to make Ellie back off; Lucas tells he saw her buying drugs in the park. Only Lucas calling him a coward makes Nathan come to the party, but he tells Haley he doesn't now how long it will be even if they'll ever get along again. Dan suddenly believes to remember ... Written by
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When Nathan and Lucas are playing a pick-up game at the Rivercourt, Lucas' shirt is drenched in sweat. The next time you see Lucas his shirt isn't wet at all. But then it's soaked in the next scene. See more
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You Light Up My Life
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